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  • There were only those of the race we call the Ancestral Friends and there were, after the Rescue, the Ancestors here on the face of this planet along with the plants and all of the creatures unable to share their mind's thoughts.

    Acorna's Search

  • "Different Indian groups have inherited forty to eighty percent of their ancestry from a population that we call the Ancestral North Indians who are related to western Eurasians, and the rest from the Ancestral South Indians, who are not related to any group outside India," said co-author David Reich, an associate professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School and an associate member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT.

    innovations-report

  • has set up a company called Ancestral Footsteps to give non-celebrities the same treatment sans cameras.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • The charcoal under the glass bead dated to 2410 +/- B.P., millennia before any trade beads came to North America and more than a thousand years before the sinewy Ancestral Puebloans a.k.a.

    Bird Cloud

  • First presented by New York's Lincoln Center Theater in 1999, "Ancestral Voices" was written to be done as a staged reading by five actors who play multiple roles and remain seated throughout the show—but Gus Kaikkonen, artistic director of New Hampshire's Peterborough Players, has chosen instead to mount it as a fully staged play performed by a cast of 13.

    The Family and Its Discontents

  • Though I can't say whether Mr. Gurney would approve, Mr. Kaikkonen has directed "Ancestral Voices" with such fluidity and attention to detail that it works at least as well in this new form.

    The Family and Its Discontents

  • Deb Porter-Hayes Pictured, a scene from A.R. Gurney's 'Ancestral Voices,' first presented in 1999 and now at New Hampshire's Peterborough Players.

    The Family and Its Discontents

  • Recently Reviewed The Invisible Girls I confess with embarrassment to having misjudged "Ancestral Voices" when I saw the original production.

    The Family and Its Discontents

  • A.R. Gurney is another playwright who rarely fails to find new things to say about old subjects, and "Ancestral Voices" is among his strongest efforts in that line, a portrait of a family of old-money WASPs from upstate New York whose tight ranks have been cleaved by the wedge of divorce.

    The Family and Its Discontents

  • Scottish Ancestral Trail, based in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, has arranged tours for individuals who share a clan name.

    Face to Face With Your Past

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